January 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

SUICIDAL ANGELS: 'Beggar Of Scorn' Video Released

"Beggar Of Scorn", the new video from Greek thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS, can be viewed below. The track comes off the band's third album, "Dead Again", which was released on November 19, 2010 via NoiseArt Records. The winners of the Rock The Nation awards 2009, which was presented by magazines from all over Europe, the quartet ...

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BENEDICTUM: New Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has set a February 18 European release date (March 8 in North America) for BENEDICTUM's third full-length album, entitled "Dominion". Formed in 2005 and quickly noticed by DIO guitarist Craig Goldy, BENEDICTUM's debut album, "Uncreation", was released to great reviews. The collaboration between producer Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, DIO, FOREIGNER) and the musical works ...

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DETONATION Announces Lineup Changes

Guitarist Mike Ferguson of the Dutch death/thrash metal act DETONATION has issued the following update: "We have some good and some sad news! "Sad news first... we parted ways with three band members recently. Danny [Tunker; guitar) and Michiel [van der Plicht; drums] have gone on to seek their fame and fortune with GOD DETHRONED ...

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AS WE FIGHT Rejoined By Original Singer

Danish metallers AS WE FIGHT has entered Dead Rat Studio in Århus, Denmark with producer Jacob Bredahl (THE BURNING, HATESPHERE, HORNED ALMIGHTY) to begin recording five songs for an exclusive full-length split album with THE PSYKE PROJECT, which will be released under the name EBOLA in April 2011. The release will see the return of ...

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MIKE PORTNOY, STEVE MORSE, NEAL MORSE, DAVE LARUE Join Forces In New Project

Drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, TRANSATLANTIC), guitarist Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, DIXIE DREGS), multi-instrumentalist Neal Morse (TRANSATLANTIC, SPOCK'S BEARD), bassist Dave LaRue (DIXIE DREGS) and vocalist Casey McPherson (ALPHA REV, ENDOCHINE) have joined forces in a brand new project. The as-yet-unnamed band has just entered the studio to begin work on a new album, due ...

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DREAM THEATER Hits The Studio

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER have officially entered the studio to begin work on their first album without drummer and founding member Mike Portnoy. The band's guitarist, John Petrucci, writes on his Twitter profile, "First day in studio [and] the dawn of a new era for DREAM THEATER. Can't wait to get the ...

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AVA INFERI Adds Female Bassist

AVA INFERI, the Portugal-based band whose lineup includes Norwegian guitarist Rune Eriksen (a.k.a. ex-MAYHEM guitarist/songwriter Blasphemer), has announced the addition of female bassist Joana Messias to the group's ranks. AVA INFERI will hold a CD-release party for its fourth album, "Onyx", on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Side B Bar in Benavente, Portugal. The band ...

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